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The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty

The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis

Winner of the 2018 Bronze IPPY for biography, The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty tells the biography of immigrant actor M.B. Curtis who saved the Statue of Liberty in 1886, though his actions were forgotten. Curtis’ rise and fall from grace is a dramatic arc that rivals anything created for stage. Actor, producer, real estate developer, promoter, hotelier, benefactor, and murder suspect, M. B. Curtis’s life encompassedthe highs of celebrity and fame as well as the lows of failure, illness, and a faltering career.

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Richard Schwartz

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